Hearing a prowler in the store in front of his Dayton, Ohio,
home, Joe Hurlburt armed himself and went to investigate. The
electronic repair shop owner confronted an intruder and kept him
covered with the gun while phoning police. "Here's your free ride
downtown," Hurlburt told the burglar when police arrived.
Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.